2005 News Story

Shura Council discusses protection of Saudi coastline

The Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura), in its 19th ordinary session today, discussed a draft resolution for the management of Saudi Arabia’s coastal areas. This includes a proposed Act to prevent exploitation of coastal areas by construction or urban development, as well as the protection of coral reefs and the prohibition of dumping treated and partially-treated sewage into the Kingdom’s coastal waters.